Joachim Frank


Nobel Prize Conversations

“I find solutions to problems by looking at places where nobody else was looking”

The creative and poetic chemistry laureate Joachim Frank always aspires to solve problems by looking at places no one has looked before. “Poetry boxing” and photography are essential for his work-life balance as a scientist, hear him speak more about that in this podcast episode, conducted in October 2021. Other topics that are up for discussion are what role art plays in the field of science as well as where creativity is sparked.

The host of this podcast is’s Adam Smith.

Nobel Prize Conversations was produced in cooperation with ZEIT-Stiftung.

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